The Role of Host Gender in the Pathogenesis of Cryptococcus neoformans Infections

@inproceedings{McClelland2013TheRO,
  title={The Role of Host Gender in the Pathogenesis of Cryptococcus neoformans Infections},
  author={Erin E McClelland and Letizia M. Hobbs and Johanna Rivera and Arturo Casadevall and Wayne K Potts and Jennifer Smith and Jeramia Ory},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
Cryptococcus neoformans (Cn) is a pathogenic yeast and the cause of cryptococcal meningitis. Prevalence of disease between males and females is skewed, with males having an increased incidence of disease. Based on the reported gender susceptibility differences to Cn in the literature, we used clinical isolates from Botswanan HIV-infected patients to test… CONTINUE READING